Decision : CONF 003 VIII
Inscription: Chan Chan archaeological zone (Peru)

Chan Chan archaeological zone




On the recommendation o f the Bureau and following a request from the Peruvian authorities, the Committee also decided to inscribe Chan Chan archaeological zone on the List of World Heritage in Danger. In so doing, the Committee recommended that appropriate measures be taken for the conservation, restoration and management of the site and specifically that the excavation work on the site be halted unless it was accompanied by appropriate conservation measures and that all possible steps be taken to control the plundering of the site.


 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List, List of World Heritage in Danger
States Parties: Peru
Year: 1986
Decision Code: CONF 003 VIII